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cold sweat

noun [C] uk   us  
a state of extreme worry and fear: I break out in a cold sweat (= become extremely worried) just thinking about public speaking.
Translations of “cold sweat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷汗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷汗…
(Definition of cold sweat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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